​Tallahassee 100 Club​

The Tallahassee 100 Club means business!

Welcome to the Tallahassee 100 Club, the first established business club in Tallahassee!

 In the Tallahassee 100 Club, each member represents a trade, business, occupation or profession and is classified according to their main activity or profession. No member may be in competition with the main activity or profession of another member.

Tallahassee 100 Club featured in Tallahassee Magazine!

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Member Spotlight - Artistic Confections

Club member, Maria Streety of Artistic Confections shared her story and some of her artistic cake creations.  See the gallery below for some of the AMAZING Cakes!

The 2022 Spring Party was a huge success!​


The Tallahassee 100 Club meets at

the Elks Club on the second and fourth

Mondays of the month. The second

Monday is a luncheon at 12:30 pm,

and the fourth Monday is a 6:30 pm

dinner meeting.

Guest Speaker 9/27/21

 Our Speaker, is Blake Dowling - CEO of Aegis Technologies and Author of "Professionally Distanced"

Blake Dowling is Chief Executive Officer for Aegis Business Technologies headquartered in Tallahassee, Florida. He began his career with the firm 15 years ago as a consultant, and since 2016 has been the CEO. Blake attended Maclay School in Tallahassee and received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida. He began his career in Atlanta working with Platinum selling recording artist Sister Hazel, as an artist manager. In addition to his duties with Aegis, Blake is a columnist contributing business and technology columns to the Tallahassee Democrat, Influence Magazine, Florida Politics, and others. He serves as Board Vice President of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Big Bend and has formerly served Tree House children’s home as Board Member and President, Maclay School Alumni Association as Board Member and President, and Access Tallahassee as Board Member and Chair (as well as Chamber Membership Committee Member). He also serves on the Advisory Council of TC Federal Bank as well as the TCC Applied Cybersecurity Advisory Committee and he hosts a monthly Podcast called Biz & Tech. He is married to a very cool gal named Jeanne and is a proud supporter of UF Athletics.

Blake will share his stories of starting his career in the music business, switching gears to the technology business, going from an account executive to CEO and putting his perspectives from 2020 in a book to share with everyone.

Guest Speaker - 7/26/21

William "Scotty" Barnhart


 Join us Monday July 26, 2021 at the ELKS LODGE ON MAGNOLIA DR. for an exciting evening with William "Scotty" Barnhart Is an American jazz trumpeter. A two-time Grammy winner, and has been touring the world as the featured soloist with the Famous Count Basie Orchestra since 1993. In September 2013, Barnhart was announced as the new director of the Basie Orchestra. He has multiple recordings with pianist Marcus Roberts, as well as recordings with Tony Bennett, Diana Krall, Ray Charles, and Tito Puente. A solo CD, released with Unity Music, is titled Say It Plain and features Clark Terry, Ellis and Wynton Marsalis, Marcus Roberts, Jamie Davis and Etienne Charles; it achieved number 3 in the Jazz Charts. Also active as an educator and clinician, he is author of The World of Jazz Trumpet - A Comprehensive History and Practical Philosophy (published by Hal Leonard). He was born in Atlanta, Georgia and was a member of the historic Ebeneezer Baptist Church where he was christened by Martin Luther King Jr.

Mr. Barnhart will speak to the club about the history of Jazz, stories from The Count Basie Orchestra, and may even perform music for our group.

Mr. Barnhart was recently awarded the 2021 National Performance and Outstanding Leadership Award from the Black Press of America.  


 Guidelines for Membership


It is the purpose of the Tallahassee “100” Club to form an association of business and professional persons in the Tallahassee and Leon County area, who will aid and counsel one another with business and professional problems; create and encourage business: and promote and further the mutual interest and welfare of its members as follows:

Provide a means of disseminating business information of value to its members.

  1. To be a strictly non-political organization, and to promote and foster the spirit of fellowship amongst its members and a better understanding of the services the members can and do render.
  2. To aid and assist individually and as a group in solving and discussing business problems and other needs.
  3. To foster camaraderie, trust and knowledge amongst members through regular face to face association at business and social gatherings.